Pumpkin, sesame, poppy, and sunflower seeds, among others, offer heaps of good-for-you favors and add a tasty boost to any dish
10 Totally Surprising Ways to Cook with Seeds
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Whether you’re looking for added texture in a dish, a burst of flavor without excess cals, or a seriously nutritious bite, seeds can get the job done. While chia, flax, and hemp seeds have long been lauded for their mega health benefits (read more at Ask the Diet Doctor: Should I eat Flaxseeds, Chia Seeds, and Hemp Seeds?), they’re not the only ones worth checking out. Pumpkin, sesame, poppy, and sunflower seeds, among others, offer heaps of good-for-you flavors and add a tasty boost to any dish. These small but mighty ingredients are ready to shine. Enter: Cooking with Seeds, a new cookbook by Charlyne Mattox. Mattox incorporates a wide variety of seeds into sweet and savory dishes alike, showing off their versatility. Check out a sampling of her dishes to get a taste for all the great things seeds can bring to your table.